What’s our new bishop’s priority?

After his ordination as Bishop of Cork and Ross, Bishop Fintan said “… the mission of the Church is to go beyond itself … going towards the last, the lost and least among us … ”

Our diocese welcomes Bishop Fintan Gavin

Watch highlights of the Episcopal Ordination of Fr Fintan Gavin which took place in Cork City on 30th June 2019.

Bishop Fintan was ordained as Bishop of Cork and Ross in the Cathedral of Saint Mary and Saint Anne.

Death of Canon Kieran Twomey, PP, Blackrock

Canon Kieran Twomey, PP Blackrock, peacefully returned to the Lord on Thursday afternoon in Marymount Hospice in the presence of his family. Canon Kieran was born in Ballinlough parish and was ordained a priest of the Diocese of Cork and Ross in 1973.

Since then he has served in many parishes in our diocese and was appointed Parish Priest of Blackrock in 2013.
The funeral arrangements for the late Canon Kieran Twomey are as follows:
Reposing at Sullivans Funeral Home, Turners Cross on Saturday from 4pm until 7pm. 
Reception into St. Michael’s Church, Blackrock, on Monday at 11am followed by Requiem Mass at 12noon. Burial afterwards in Douglas Cemetery.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.
May Canon Kieran now rest in the peace of the Lord whom he served faithfully.

Newsletter 30 07 2019

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